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  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
    Product Strategy Manager - Agribusiness

    Manpower, a global leader in the staffing industry, has over 50 years of experience servicing clients in the Alberta marketplace. Our client, a local company specializing in agriculture, is looking for a Product Strategy Manager - Agribusiness to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position located in Calgary, Alberta.

    In this role, you will develop and implement the designated product strategy through collaboration with strategic suppliers, marketing, supply chain and operations to ensure the product meets all company requirements.
    Your responsibilities will include:
    * Providing strategic direction, product selection and technical support with respect to designated product group
    * Developing integrated product plans aligned with corporate goals, unit objectives, and customer needs, which utilize company resources in an effective and efficient manner
    * Creating product level budgets and forecasting at the organizational level
    * Participating in the development, communication, implementation and follow-up of product input marketing programs
    * Leading supplier negotiations as required in specific product line designations
    * Supporting the marketing of product inputs within the company through providing technical support and required training
    * Sourcing and utilizing transactional data, trade area data, macro-economic and market indicators, understanding the potential impact of these on product selection, profitability and assortment
    * Developing and monitoring pricing/margin strategies for the marketing of designated products
    * Monitoring the business through site visits and travels within designated market area
    * Participating in sales and management meetings as required
    * Representing at advisory committee meetings or other functions as required
    * Participating in the proposal and development of new marketing initiatives as determined by ongoing activity or industry research
    * Monitoring of competitor activity in the marketplace
    * Participate in the development of the personnel within the business
    * Providing technical product leadership to implementation teams to deliver strategic goals, both on-time and within budget across interdepartmental teams
    * Participating in cross-functional corporate projects and initiatives as required

    Successful candidates require:
    * Degree in business, economics, mathematics or equivalent
    * 10+ years' experience in designated product group including sales and marketing; seed, livestock, crop etc.
    * Proficiency in MS Office Suite
    * Experience with SAP would be considered a strong asset
    * Exposure to competitor and business intelligence activities with a demonstrated ability to synthesize and report on business relevance
    * Experience in the development and execution of strategic product assortment plans
    * Ability to multi-task with shifting and competing business priorities
    * Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and work in cross-functional teams
    * Exceptional presentation and communication skills

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca. Alternatively, you can email your resume to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403.269.6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.
  • Location: Visalia
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
    Working Sales Representative

    Must have (2-3 years experience) in Sales
    Must have knowledge of excavation, construction or special trade contractors
    Independent starter
    Ability to take direction
    Strong customer service
    Ability to teach customers about parts and uses
    Ability to trouble shoot and install equipment

    This is permanent position.
    Must be 18+ years of age.
    Must be willing to work OT.
    Salary is DOE.
  • Location: Springfield , Bloomington , Decatur
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
    Assist with harvesting, threshing, and counting of soybean seed at first. And then once done will assist w/hand pollination of soybean plants, using tweezers. Must be patient and have a keen eye for detail and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Might also assist in the research of plant pathology and plant breeding. 1. Pollinate soybeans in a growth room environment (we train them). 2. Plant, harvest, and work with soybean plants. 3. Assist in tissue sampling 4. Complete greenhouse and growth room operational tasks such as cleaning, washing pots, cleaning growth tables, and other activities Duties also entail gripping, bending, lifting up to 50#, wear sunscreen, work in heat (if necessary for the indoor work-if in greenhouse), may work with pesticides (will be licensed if so), practice excellent stewardship.
  • Location: Stratford
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
    Our farm supply client in St Mary's is currently looking for a warehouse shipping/receiver to continue offering excellent customer service to their loyal customer base by providing accurate and timely shipments.

    * Prepare and schedule shipments as assigned
    * Prepare appropriate paperwork for shipping, including bills of lading, customs forms, and invoices
    * Establish shipping method and arrange for the shipping of materials
    * Inspect and verify shipped goods for both incoming and outgoing items prior to signing off; reject damaged goods
    * Receive and process warehouse stock products
    * Report any discrepancies in inventory to management
    * Operate lifting devices such as forklifts and hoists

    * Three years of related warehousing experience
    * Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
    * Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
    * Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
    * Clean driver's abstract required, agricultural background an asset
    * Flexible availability (mainly within 6am-6pm)

    This position will run from April to September or April to June (2 positions). weather does play a part - rain may mean day off.

    **ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of proving an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs***
  • Location: Winnipeg
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 20 March 2017
    Our Portage La Prairie (Manitoba) based client who is an established global company that is known in Canada and the United States is seeking Administrative Assistant for Administration Division to work on an Evening Temporary Full Time basis. These positions offer a minimum of 37.5 hours per week and set to commence on immediately.

    Your responsibility is to provide excellent administrative skills and data processing skills.

    In order to qualify for this role, it is vital that you:

    * Be available Monday through Friday - Evening Schedules from 3:00PM - 11:00PM
    * Be available Weekend schedules depending on the business needs

    Must have qualifications:

    * No less than 3 -year of office administration, administrative assistant in the agricultural industry experience including but not limited customer service experience as well.
    * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
    * Superior interpersonal and customer service skills
    * Superior verbal and written communication skills
    * Ability to be flexible organized and manages priorities
    * Motivated team player who is also able to work effectively with minimum supervision
    * Ability to organize and collate documents, statement and reports by alphanumeric company names/codes.
    * Ability to organize and or prioritize workload for normal and peak periods to meet or exceed productivity standards and service level commitments
    * Basic PC skills, ability to enter/search for data and navigate using a mouse
    * Detail orientated, able to recognize any defects/issues as they arise and report.
    * Able to work in a stressful and deadline driven environment
    * Able to communicate effectively
    * Additional duties as may be assigned

    Nice to Have

    * Have access to Vehicle or have means of transportation/ Valid Class 5 Driver's license.

    Apply today with your resume and cover letter, telling us about your flexible work schedule and your ability to work a variety of shifts. To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpower.ca, follow us on Facebook Manpower Winnipeg.
  • Location: Mount Vernon
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 16 March 2017
    Small Engine Mechanic / Technician
    $13 - $16 an hour

    Are you able to troubleshoot and repair almost any kind of small gas or diesel engine? If getting dirt under your fingernails and fixing power equipment puts a smile on your face, we want to talk to you! Manpower is hiring a Small Engine Tech for a Lawn & Garden Retail Shop. Interested? Here are the details:

    This is what you will do::
    * Keep a well-organized shop and inventory of rental equipment
    * Troubleshoot and repair indoor and outdoor power equipment i.e. lawnmowers, lawn tractors, generators, floor sanders, garden tractors, walk-behind mowers, tillers etc.
    * Preventative maintenance on wide variety of equipment
    * Work inside or outside in good or bad weather
    * Keep track of all inventory and equipment
    * Demonstrate proper equipment use and safety to Rental Customers
    * Work with office team on invoices, rental records and supplies
    You need to meet these requirements:
    * A HS diploma/GED; Certification in small engine mechanics preferred
    * 2 year experience with small engine repair. Education will be considered
    * Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
    * Keen diagnostics skill; able to determine what pieces or parts need to be repaired or replaced
    * Ability to keep shop and equipment inventory clean and organized
    * Ability to work in a wide variety of outdoor weather conditions
    * Ability to stand on your feet for prolonged amount of time, lift up to 50 lbs
    * Working knowledge of hand an power tools
    * Able to read and interpret schematics, instructions, parts lists etc.
    * Customer Service skills and Flexibility
    * Work ethic and accountability
    * Enjoy team work and be comfortable in a Lawn & Garden Retail Store
    What's in it for you:
    * Casual work environment doing work you love!
    * Satisfaction in problem solving
    * Your compensation will be based on your skill level, experience and performance
    * Full-time ongoing work- not seasonal
    * Only minimal computer skills needed
    * Temp to perm
  • Location: Lafayette
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
    Manpower is seeking Team Leads and Seed Coaters in Oxford, IN! Pay is $12-$15 start out depending on position and experience.

    Both positions:
    1. Ability to follow and comprehend work instructions given and written.
    2. Ability to observe and learn to operate coating equipment with attention to details.
    3. Ability to use quality measurement devices.
    4. Capable of using and learning to use a small gram scale and larger bag scale for weighing materials.
    5. Ability to work independently and with a partner team without direct supervision.
    6. Light computer skills; familiar with MS Excel spreadsheets use very helpful. Some can be trained.
    7. Ability to learn and recognize job details, sequence, and knowledge of the operating equipment.
    8. Ability to accurately perform easy math to convert bags to lbs, etc.
    9. Capable of lifting 55 lbs.
    10. Working standing on concrete in heated warehouse/lab environment.
    11. Working 8-9 hour shifts, some 2nd shift work and Saturdays also. Hours of work start AM and PM. Responsible attendance every shift.

    Production coating- All of the above plus the following:
    1. Forklift driving experience. Would be retrained.

    Apply today and give us a call if you are interested 765-447-0874!

  • Location: Iowa City
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 07 March 2017
    Manpower is currently hiring for temporary forklift operators in Marengo, IA! These positions will start ASAP and are expected to run until the last week in April if not longer.

    To be considered candidates must have previous forklift experience, be able to lift 50-75 lbs. throughout the day, and must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

    Shift for this position would train on 1st shift, but move to a 12pm-8pm schedule shortly thereafter. Additionally, candidates would need to be open to working Saturdays as well as 2:00pm-10:00pm when needed.

    Interested or know someone who may be? Apply today at www.manpower.com or call us at 319-366-7661.
  • Location: Marquette
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 03 March 2017
    Manpower is recruiting for a permanent, full-time position for a client in need of a sawmill plant supervisor. Duties would be to oversee the daily operations, Report to the Mill Manager. This position would be hands-on in the sawmill as needed- plant experience is required. Supervising/ training and safety experience required. Hours would be Monday through Friday, day shift. A background check and drug screen will be a condition of pre-employment offer.
  • Location: Bellingham
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 02 March 2017
    Manpower is looking for Heavy Lifters for the Ferndale WA area.
    Hours: 6:00 AM-2:30PM Monday through Friday.
    The job is to remove the frozen meat bags (pork) and put them in racks and put them to the ovens to thaw.
    Then open the bags and remove the meat and put it in containers to cut / chop.
    Requirements are to be able to lift 50 pounds or more without assistance.
    Interested call: 360-671-1977 ask for Talina.
  • Location: Franklin
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 01 March 2017
    Manpower is looking for seasonal workers for nursery and greenhouse operations. Experience or prior training is not necessary, but is desirable. Students are encouraged to apply.

    Work includes, but is not limited to:
    * Tree digging: both balled/burlapped and bare root
    * Tree planting and maintenance
    * Greenhouse work such as filling planting trays and pots, transplanting seedlings, moving/loading plant material
    * Facility maintenance and grounds keeping activities such as mowing, planting, raking, and general clean up

    Candidates must be able to:
    * Lift and move 50 pounds without assistance
    * Stand or sit for extended periods of time
    * Walk on uneven surfaces
    * Stoop and bend freely
    * Perform repetitive tasks
    * Be willing to dress for and work in all kinds of weather including wet, cold, hot, humid, and/or dusty conditions
    * Obtain and wear safety toe boots with a minimum 6" height at ankle
    * Secure reliable transportation to work (no public transportation options are available)
  • Location: Lancaster
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017
    Are you a recent graduate looking to put your MIG training in welding to use on a job? Are you looking for a long term 1st or 3rd shift position, we have a job for you!

    As a full time welder for our client, your strong safety orientation and ability to jump in with your can-do attitude are critical to the smooth flow of its daily operations. Your day will be fast-paced and satisfyingly productive.

    * 4 day week Monday through Thursday
    * Full Time Hours (10 hour days)
    * 1st and 3rd shifts available
    * Weekly Pay: $15.45 per hour
    * Safe Clean Working Environment

    What is the job?
    * Operate and program robotic arc welding system to weld a variety of steel products
    * Assemble parts into fixtures for welding
    * Select voltage, amperage and wire feed settings
    * Complete welds with hand gun and inspect end product for quality

    What you bring to the job?
    * Welding experience
    * Ability to pass a Background Check & Drug Screen
    * Reliable transportation to New Holland

    Apply to this ad or give us a call at 717-581-0700. Manpower does jobs. What do you do?
  • Location: Corcoran
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 27 February 2017
    Equipment Department -- Spray

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing fields and spraying operations in crop specialties such as cotton, safflower, alfafla, wheat and tomatoes by performing the following duties.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Evaluate soil and weather conditions to develop plans and procedures
    Inspect fields, observes growing plants and harvested crop and confers with district manager to determine work requirements
    Determine number of workers and kind of work needed to perform required tasks
    Inspects work performed
    Trains workers in work procedures, safety policies and use of machinery and tools
    Supervises the operation of necessary farm machinery
    Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems
    Maintains time and production records

    One year certificate from college or technical school; or 3-6 months related experience
    Valid Current CA Driver's license

    Ability to communicate and understand English and Spanish
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules
    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    Ability to speak in front of groups

    Must be able to work as part of a team or independently
    Must be 18+ years of age
    Must be able to pass a background and drug screen
    Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
    Must be detail oriented
  • Location: Van Wert
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 24 February 2017
    Get your foot in the door at a premier manufacturing employer in Van Wert OH!

    Manpower is hiring for a company that manufactures high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components and we want to hire you! Join us today and experience being a part of a team.

    Positions include, but are not limited to:
    Assembling of parts
    Operating Machines
    Quality Checks
    Sorting and Counting

    Additional details about these openings are:
    Weekend Shift- 12 hours
    Weekday- 8 hours

    If this interests you, a friend or family member, we would love to hear from you! Apply today at www.manpower.com or call us today at 260-728-4401!